Under the direction of the Chair of Division of Cardiology-Clinical, supervises clinical and nonclinical staff in the non-invasive Cardiology area including Stress Testing, Cardiac Monitoring, and Echocardiography. Implements policies and procedures, supports quality improvement initiatives and reviews outcome-based measures to facilitate needed change. Oversees and organizes outpatient cardiology clinics and services across Cook County Health (CCH). Oversees the proper implementation of various operational and quality improvement initiatives in the non-invasive cardiology laboratory, cardiac catheterization laboratory, Cardiology Clinics, Coronary Care Unit, and other clinical cardiology services in the CCH.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCH Personnel Rules.
General Administrative Responsibilities
Review applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements and consult with Labor Relations to generate management proposals
Participate in collective bargaining negotiations, caucus discussions and working meetings
Document, recommend and effectuate discipline at all levels
Work closely with labor relations and/or labor counsel to effectuate and enforce applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
Initiate, authorize and complete disciplinary action pursuant to CCH system rules, policies, procedures and provision of applicable collective bargaining agreements
Direct and effectuate CCH management policies practices
Access and proficiently navigate CCH records system to obtain and review information necessary to execute provisions of applicable collective bargaining agreements
Contribute to the management of CCH staff and CCH' systemic development and success
Discuss and develop CCH system policy and procedure
General Administrative Responsibilities continued
Consistently use independent judgment to identify operational staffing issues and needs and perform the following functions as necessary; hire. transfer, suspend, layoff, recall, promote, discharge, assign, direct or discipline employees pursuant to applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
Work with Labor Relations to discern past practice when necessary
Supervises clinical and nonclinical staff in the non-invasive cardiology
Assumes accountability of administrative functions of the operational and quality improvement initiatives in the non-invasive cardiology area and cardiology clinics
Collaborates with appropriate area managers to implement the operational and quality improvement initiatives in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Coronary Care Unit, Nuclear Medicine, Radiology, Clinical Research, and any other area that interferes with cardiology services across the CCH
Interviews, hires, trains and takes disciplinary action as necessary
Educates to strengthen and develop critical thinking skills in developing strategies to maintain patient safety
Assumes accountability and responsibility in establishing standards for superior patient care within the non-invasive cardiology area and utilization of evidence-based guidelines
Leads and collects data for quality improvement initiatives in the various clinical areas throughout the Division of Cardiology; facilitates hospital wide innovations at the unit level
Leads multidisciplinary teams of clinical and nonclinical personnel charged with operational improvement projects
Assists in policy development
Oversees regulatory compliance and participates in accreditation efforts, including Joint Commission, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), and other regulatory requirements
Participates in obtaining and maintaining laboratory accreditation from relevant accreditation bodies
Implements operational or systematic changes necessary for patient recruitment or follow-up
Acts as a liaison for Cardiology to implement systematic changes aimed at improving patient care or workflow
Creates constructive partnerships with peers, professional nurses, other disciplines and departments to achieve positive clinical and service outcomes
Provides logistic support to clinical research projects
Coordinates patient care between Surgical Cardiovascular Service and Cardiology
Performs other administrative or clinical duties as assigned
Serves as liaison between cardiology and ambulatory clinic health network managers and directors across CCH
Serves as liaison between cardiology and other departments and disciplines that interfaces with cardiology services, such as emergency department, radiology, nuclear medicine, specialty clinics, cardiovascular surgery, etc.
Communicate and receives directive from relevant nursing chain of command in order to implement organizational nursing standards in cardiology areas
Supervises cardiology staff
Performs other duties as assigned
Reports to the Chair of the Division of Adult Cardiology-Clinical
Bachelor's degree in Nursing Leadership, Business Administration, Health Management, or Allied Health Sciences from an accredited college or university (Must provide official transcripts at the time of interview).
Licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois.
Five (5) years of full-time nursing experience.
Five (5) years of full-time management and/or supervisory work experience.
Three (3) years of full-time work experience working in Cardiology.
Active Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification through the American Heart Association (Must provide proof at the time of interview if already obtained)
Master's degree in Nursing Leadership, Business Administration, Health Management, or Allied Health Sciences from an accredited college or university.
Three (3) years of full-time work experience working in Cardiology conducting Cardiac Stress Testing.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Knowledge and understanding of Family Planning which includes abortion care.
Knowledge and understanding of grant management and integration through a highly complex clinical organization.
Knowledge and understanding of State and Federal facets of family planning provision
Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Demonstrates good computer and typing skills
Management, leadership and independent management skills
Innovative skills and tools knowledge to forward the family planning agenda
Ability to work with teams of clinicians of all levels, including trainees, administration of granted and training programs
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list an Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable.
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference.
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW
MUST MEET REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
*Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 257183
About Cook County Health
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER